Catholic church has new pope; white smoke rises

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This April 4, 2005 file photo shows Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, celebrating a Mass in honor of Pope John Paul II at the Buenos Aires Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope. He is the first pontiff from Americas. Bergoglio has chosen the name...

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